Earn an interdisciplinary, applied master’s degree that can jumpstart your career. All Fellows receive a 100% tuition waiver. Learn more!
The Stevenson Center is committed to increasing diversity in our programs. Candidates who can contribute to the university’s climate of diversity and inclusivity are especially welcomed and encouraged to apply.
Tune in as Fellows report on curriculum, professional practice, advice for applicants, and more!
Looking for a way to pursue your life’s passion without incurring a lifetime of student loan debt? Students receive a 100% tuition waiver, graduate assistantship with stipend, and paid field experience. (Courtney Johnson, '17)
The Applied Community and Economic Development Sequence brings together students and faculty from five disciplines for deeper understanding of the theory and practice of development. To hear from current students across programs, check out this student project! (Veronica Aboyer, '06)
Renee Palecek is currently serving as a women's and girl's development facilitator with the Peace Corps in Morocco. Palecek is completing her master's degree in sociology with a sequence in Applied Community and Economic Development through the Stevenson Center. Read more
Applied Community and Economic Development Fellow Angela Eastlund is working for better employment as a pathway out of poverty through her professional practice with the Chicago Jobs Council. Read more